Patent Number: 8,793,874

Title: Method for manufacturing a petal valve

Abstract: A method for the production of a valve is provided comprising molding a valve body with a first mold, preloading the valve body with a second mold, molding a sealing portion in an open position onto the valve body, and releasing the preloaded valve body. The sealing portion enters a closed position when the preloaded valve body is released. When the valve is in use, the sealing portion opens when under a fluid pressure, and closes when the pressure is released.

Inventors: Gram; Jes Tougaard (Scottsdale, AZ)


International Classification: F16K 15/00 (20060101); F16K 1/36 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018